The Dallas Mavericks will take on the Toronto Raptors at 8:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday at American Airlines Center. Dallas is 25-19 overall and 13-8 at home, while Toronto is 21-20 overall and 9-9 on the road. The Mavericks have won nine of their last 10 games following a win over Oklahoma City on Monday.
Dallas is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Mavericks vs. Raptors odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 207.5. Before entering any Raptors vs. Mavericks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Mavericks vs. Raptors spread: Mavericks -3.5
- Mavericks vs. Raptors over-under: 207.5 points
What you need to know about the Mavericks
Dallas led by 22 points in the third quarter of its game against Oklahoma City on Monday, eventually hanging on for a 104-102 win. Star Luka Doncic had his fifth triple-double of the season, notching 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. However, Doncic shot just 4 of 17 from the floor, missing all six of his 3-pointers.
Forward Kristaps Porzingis scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds, marking the first time since Dec. 10 that Doncic and Porzingis have played together in consecutive games. Doncic is averaging 24.2 points, 9.7 rebounds and 8.8 assists in six career outings against Toronto. Dallas has covered the spread in six of its last eight games.
What you need to know about the Raptors
Toronto came up short against Miami on Monday, but it has still won seven of its last 10 games. Head coach Nick Nurse used just seven players, with six of them playing most of the minutes after Justin Champagnie dislocated his finger in the second quarter. Chris Boucher led the team with 23 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.
Point guard Fred VanVleet is scoring a team-high 21.9 points and is dishing out 6.7 assists. Pascal Siakam is adding 21.0 points, while OG Anunoby is chipping in 19.2 points. The Raptors have covered the spread in 12 of their last 16 games and have won nine of their last 13 games against Dallas.
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